Oregon Literacy Requirement and Voting Age, Measure 1 (May 1972)

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The Oregon Literacy Requirement and Voting Age Amendment, also known as Measure 1, was on the May 23, 1972 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have removed the literacy requirement for voting and lowered the voting age in the State of Oregon.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 1 (May 1972)
Defeatedd No349,74651.66%
Yes 327,231 48.34%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

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